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It accounts for 20 percent of output, Al-Mashat told Bloomberg TV.This year, the death of two British tourists at a Red Sea resort added health concerns to Egypt’s challenges.

© Winslow Productions / GettyThis Tuesday is election day in the United States, and one travel company really, really wants people to get out and vote.So much so, they’re sending one lucky voter on the trip of a lifetime.

1/21 SLIDES © Photograph by Ali Al-Ezzi, National Geographic YourShot Giza Classic images are classic for good reason.6/21 SLIDES © Photograph by Alberto Mateo, National Geographic YourShot White Desert Egypt’s White Desert is filled with chalk-rock formations carved by sandstorms and erosion.

CAIRO—An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death for their involvement in pro-Muslim Brotherhood protests five years ago, in a mass trial of more than 700 defendants that rights groups criticized as unjust.Others, including an award-winner photojournalist, were given prison terms of varying lengths including life terms by the Cairo Criminal Court.

Mahmoud Abu Zaid, a photojournalist known as "Shawkan" whose detention has been decried by rights groups at home and abroad, received five years in prison.He was detained in August 2013, meaning he should walk free within days for time served.

One of the oldest villages in the Nile Delta has been discovered after archaeologists unearthed artefacts dating to the fifth millenium BC, Egypt's antiquities ministry said.Remains of the village were uncovered by a French-Egyptian team at Tel Samara, in northeastern Egypt, the ministry said yesterday.

That’s the lesson countless soccer opponents have learned from Salah, Egypt’s goal-scoring maestro and sports superstar.But this week Salah trained his devastating focus on a new target: the bungling bosses of Egypt’s national soccer association.

By: AP | Cairo | Published: August 27, 2018 5:16:03 pm Mohammed Salah scored 41 goals in 46 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool.(Reuters/File Photo) Mohammed Salah has revived a months-long dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image.

One morning, the man, a 69-year-old English builder, collapses in his hotel room in front of his wife and daughter and is pronounced dead.However, about 1,600 other guests remained in the hotel, said Sally Khattab, the hotel’s marketing director.

CAIRO — A British international travel company says it’s evacuating its customers from a hotel in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Hurghada after two of them died there.Thomas Cook said in a statement on Thursday that the circumstances surrounding the deaths remain unclear but that it had received reports of “a raised level of illness among guests.

(Representational) A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison by a Cairo court on Saturday, her lawyer told Reuters.A Cairo court found her guilty of deliberately spreading false rumours that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency, judicial sources said.

(Source: AP) Saudi Arabia pulled off a last-gasp 2-1 win over Egypt as the two sides departed from Russia on Monday, with the Saudis notching their first World Cup victory since 1994 and adding to the misery of Egypt’s prolific striker Mohamed Salah.The Liverpool forward put Egypt ahead but wasted a golden opportunity to double the lead, giving Saudi Arabia the chance to claw their way back into the game that was settled by a 95th-minute winner by midfielder Salem Al-Dawsari.

On screen, Mohamed Salah, Egypt’s star striker who has acquired Godlike status here, clumped his famous curly hair in his hands, despair etched on his face.But then the World Cup came along and with it, a cloudburst of unfiltered national happiness.

Credit Alex Livesey/Getty Images In the end, even the mighty Mohamed Salah could not shake Egypt free from its World Cup hex.Home Game Info Away Russia Egypt Group Stage That proved too much to ask, even for the Premier League’s leading goal-scorer this past season.

2018 World Cup Standings Here are the standings thus far.(win - loss - tie) Group A Standings Russia  (2-0-0) 6 pointsUruguay (1-0-0) 3 pointsSaudi Arabia (0-0-1), 0 pointsEgypt (0-0-2) 0 points Group B StandingsIran (1-0-0), 3 pointsPortugal (0-1-0 ) 1 point Spain (0-1-0) 1 point Morocco (0-0-0) 0 points Group C Standings France(1-0-0) 3 points Denmark (1-0-0) 3 points Peru (0-0-1) 0 points Australia (0-0-1), 0 points Group D Standings Croatia (1-0-0) 3 points Argentina (0-1-0) 1 point Iceland (0-1-0) 1 point Nigeria (0-0-1) 0 points Group E Standings Serbia (1-0-0) 3 points Brazil (0-1-0) 1 point Switzerland (0-1-0) 1 point Costa Rica (0-1-0) 0 points Group F Standings Mexico (1-0-0) 3 points South Korea (1-0-0) 3 points Germany (0-0-1) 0 points Sweden (0-0-1) 0 points Group G Standings Belgium (1-0-0) 3 points England (1-0-0) 3 points Tunisia (0-1-0) 1 point Panama (0-0-1) 0 points Group H Standings Japan (1-0-0) 3 points Senegal (1-0-0) 3 points Poland (0-0-1) 0 points Colombia (0-0-1) 0 points World Cup matches Wednesday*all times Eastern Portugal vs.

The odds of Salah sitting out back-to-back World Cup games with his injured left shoulder are even slimmer.“Mo Salah is an important player for us, that is without a doubt,” Cuper said after Friday’s match.

(Source: AP) Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah.Before that, Egypt had rarely looked in trouble in a scrappy match at the less-than-packed Yekaterinburg Arena, though without Salah they also did little to threaten the Uruguay goal.

, and all four Group B teams will have their first matches.Spain (Group B) Group A Standings Russia  (1-0-0) 3 pointsUruguay (0-0-0) 0 pointsEgypt (0-0-0) 0 pointsSaudi Arabia 0-0-1), 0 points Group B Standings Portugal (0-0-0) 0 pointsSpain (0-0-0) 0 pointsMorocco (0-0-0) 0 pointsIran (0-0-0), 0 points Egypt vs.

By: Reuters | Yekaterinburg | Published: June 14, 2018 11:53:07 pm Mohamed Salah had been racing against time to be ready for World Cup.(Source: Reuters) Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has recovered from a shoulder injury and is almost 100 percent certain to play in their World Cup opener against Uruguay, coach Hector Cuper said on Thursday, ending weeks of suspense about the fitness of his most dangerous striker.

At the edge of the ancient pyramids of Giza, some 5,000 construction workers labor around the clock to finish the long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum.© Dana Smillie Rami Magdy works on the restoration of a chariot from Tutankhamun's tomb at the Wood Laboratory in the Grand Egyptian Museum's conservation center.